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the ruminant economy 2 – non standard employment

There is a short story by Heinrich Böll called “Anecdote to lower labour morality” (“Anekdote zur Senkung der Arbeitsmoral”, 1963). It is about a tourist who takes a picture of a man dozing on his fishing boat, shabby clothes, the picturesque poverty one sees on holiday in European fishing harbours. (more…)

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Posted in christelijk sociaal, European Social Week, expulsions, ruminant economy

1 mei en de laatste arbeider

Het tijdperk van ‘de arbeider’ als grootmacht in de economie loopt ten einde. Niet dat de arbeider als machtsfactor verdwijnt, maar er komt een nieuwe macht naast, (more…)

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Posted in 1 mei, economische ongelijkheid, expulsions, labour unions, precariaat, Robert Putnam, social dialogue, solidariteit, verzorgingsstaat, vrijgevigheid

social dialogue and the limits of labour

Europe has climbed out of the crisis, employment rates are rapidly raising in a lot of European countries. At the same time, there are more ‘working poor’ than unemployed in The Netherlands. (more…)

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Posted in christelijk sociaal, democratie, economische ongelijkheid, Europa, European Social Week, expulsions, gemeenschap, labour unions, organisatie, social dialogue, solidariteit, verzorgingsstaat

exclusions and expulsions

How long will labour unions survive? As long as there are persons who have a labour relation with an employer, one might think. I don’t think that these labour relations will completely disappear in the (near) future. (more…)

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Posted in expulsions, Saskia Sassen